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HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE STEERING COMMITTEE STATEMENT ON COVID-19 CRIMINALISATION

March 25, 2020

Téléchargez la déclaration en français / Descargue la declaración en español Download the statement in English / Скачать заявление на русском языке HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE STEERING COMMITTEE STATEMENT ON COVID-19 CRIMINALISATION Communicable diseases are public health issues, not criminal issues: … More

Making Media Work for HIV Justice: An introduction to media engagement for advocates opposing HIV criminalisation now available in Spanish, French and Russian

June 6, 2019

Today, HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE has published “Making Media Work for HIV Justice: An introduction to media engagement for advocates opposing HIV criminalisation” in three additional languages: Spanish, French and Russian. [Click on the image to download the pdf] The purpose … More

New report analyses the successes and challenges of the growing global movement against HIV criminalisation

May 29, 2019

A new report published today (May 29th 2019) by the HIV Justice Network on behalf of HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE provides clear evidence that the growing, global movement against HIV criminalisation has resulted in more advocacy successes than ever before. However, … More

Having to tell: Mandatory disclosure of known HIV-positive status in healthcare settings in the WHO European region

January 28, 2019

Today, at the HepHIV2019 conference in Bucharest, we published our findings on mandatory disclosure of known HIV-positive status in healthcare settings in the WHO European region. Mandatory disclosure of known HIV-positive status in healthcare settings is defined as HIV disclosure … More

Bringing Science to Justice: End HIV Criminalisation Now

July 25, 2018

News Release Networks of people living with HIV and human rights and legal organisations worldwide welcome the Expert Consensus Statement on the Science of HIV in the Context of Criminal Law Amsterdam, July 25, 2018 — Today, 20 of the … More

HIV criminalisation high on the agenda at AIDS 2018

July 20, 2018

Starting today, thousands of activists, scientists, media and others working in the HIV sector will descend upon Amsterdam for the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018). For those of you able to be in Amsteram make sure you don’t miss … More

New Toolkit Supports Advocates in Using Media to Fight for HIV Justice

March 14, 2018

When it comes to the widely misunderstood, complex issue of HIV criminalisation, media can be a powerful tool–or a blunt-force weapon. And so today, as people around the world living with HIV continue to be criminalised and convicted at alarming … More

Important new resource, SALC’s HIV Criminalisation Defence Case Compendium, published this week

February 15, 2018

An important new resource for lawyers defending clients and working on strategic litigation was published by the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) this week. SALC is one of the newest members of HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE Steering Committee. The HIV Criminalisation … More

HIV JUSTICE Toolkit to support advocacy against HIV criminalisation now online

October 5, 2017

HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE today announced the launch of the HIV Justice Toolkit, which aims to support advocates to oppose HIV criminalisation at all levels – from educating communities and lawmakers to defending individual cases. Curated by Sally Cameron, Senior Policy … More

US: Center for HIV Law and Policy releases updated ‘HIV Criminalization Sourcebook’

August 30, 2017

Today, the Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP) has released a third, updated version of their ‘Ending and Defending Against HIV Criminalization: State and Federal Laws and Prosecutions’ series, first published in 2010. The renamed HIV Criminalization in the … More

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